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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Jean Claude Chatelain Pouilly-Fume 2001
Jean Claude Chatelain Pouilly-Fume 2001
(search item no. 52899)

PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $22.99

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About Domaine Jean Claude Chatelain:

The Chatelain family have made wine at Les Berthiers since 1630. However it is under the current generation, with the dynamic Jean-Claude Chatelain, that vineyard surface and production have increased. There are 20 hectares scattered among three villages : Les Berthiers, St Andelain and Les Loges. The soil types vary from limestone and Kimmeridgean clay to silica and flint. The wines are special. Jean-Claude is a master at extracting the maximum amount of fruit. The aromas of gooseberries, blackcurrents and asparagus are followed on the palate by that flinty, zesty liveliness one associates with a well made Pouilly Fumé. Chatelain's wines burst with fruit and charm but also display a certain elegance and breed. The "Cuvée Spéciale" must rank with the very finest Sauvignon Blancs from anywhere in the world.